What Happens Your Body When You Train for Endurance Sport?

Endurance sport is characterised by lactate threshold, VO2 Max and economy1. As an endurance athlete you are predominantly required to produce power over extended periods of time or distances usually with a high reliance on aerobic (with oxygen) metabolism. So, what are some of the common adaptations to endurance training if the athlete is producing…

3 Simple Skills to Improve Your Mental Preparation for Training and Competition

As endurance athletes we spend hours upon hours developing our cardiovascular system, preparing our bodies for the demands of competition, but, do we ever stop and consider the possibilities of training or minds? On such way of doing this is through the implementation of psychological skills training or PST. PST can be defined as consistent…

Strength Training and It’s Implications on Endurance Performance

Over recent years there has been a mentality shift towards strength training within the endurance sport domain from one of reluctance to general acceptance as part of an “all-round” training programme. Yet, there remains some confusion within this area in reference to weight, number of repetitions, sets and what exactly the adaptations are that occur…